Top five reasons why our nurses and midwives pick up agency shifts

Nurses and Midwives may consider agency nursing at some point in their lives to supplement their income, enjoy flexibility and work-life balance, or simply challenge themselves by going into different facilities with new co-workers and patients. We spoke with our nurses and midwives about why they chose agency nursing and compiled the top five reasons … Continued

Five Reasons Why You Should Consider Private Sector Nursing

Ready for a change? If you’re thinking about taking up a new nursing role, it’s good to consider all your options. This article will help you get the inside scoop on what it’s like to work in the private sector and will be particularly helpful if you primarily work in the public sector. Here are … Continued

Healthcare Australia is the first national supplier to Ramsay Health Care

Healthcare Australia (HCA) has secured a five-year National Preferred Partnership Contract with Ramsay Health Care (Ramsay) for Agency Nursing, which commences on 26th November 2018. Ramsay is Australia’s largest hospital operator with 70 facilities across the country and this partnership translates to HCA nurses getting every shift first before other nursing agencies. This is the … Continued

An Interview with Registered Nurse Lisa Pritchett

The Healthcare Australia Victoria team recently sat down with Lisa Pritchett, a registered nurse, to learn a little more about just what it’s like to work agency with Healthcare Australia. HCA: Why did you decide to become a nurse? Lisa:I decided to become a nurse, so I could help people in need. To help the … Continued

Theatre Nurse Interview with Kerrie Ferguson

Theatre nurses work with patients of all ages and are involved in every stage of a person’s operation. HCA interviewed Kerrie Ferguson, an HCA Agency Theatre Nurse in WA, while she took some time off in the Sunshine Coast. Kerrie tells us what she enjoys about her job, how she finds agency nursing with HCA … Continued

An Interview with Angela Jones-Knowles, Nurse Educator for HCA

The Healthcare Australia Victoria team sat down with Angela Jones-Knowles, a Nurse Educator with HCA. Angela has had a passion to become a nurse since early childhood, and has since honed her education skills to enable nurses to provide high quality care, and to assist them with enhancing their skills. HCA: What part of being … Continued

5 Things to do This Winter in Victoria

Victoria is made for winter. Whether your idea of a great winter is sitting by a crackling fire with a few friends, relaxing in a natural thermal hot spring, getting in touch with nature, or pumping adrenaline by jumping out of a helicopter and skiing down a mountain, you’ll find it all. If you’re a … Continued

Catherine Murray – RN, RM, BA (Syd), MClinNurs (Syd), GradDipPsych (Monash)

Catherine Murray visited HCA’s headquarters in Sydney last week to talk about her extensive nursing, coaching career and experience with HCA. We went to Starbucks to pick up a super-charged extra-large mochaccino (as you do in Starbucks) and sat down in the new Sydney office to talk about her inspirational nursing career. Maria: I’m so … Continued

Tackling the night shift: Top 10 tips

At HCA, we know how important it is to keep healthy, especially if you’re a nurse, doctor, support worker or any healthcare professional caring for other people. Looking after yourself can be a challenge, especially when you work at night. To help you prepare and recover from the sleepless night shift, we have provided 10 … Continued

Top 6 Reasons Nurses are heading to Perth, Western Australia

Many consider the West Coast of Australia to hold the best kept secrets in the Southern Hemisphere. The beautiful beaches, serene national parks and world class entertainment, arts and culture. No wonder Perth is one of the top-choices for Nurses and Midwives to build and grow their career. At Healthcare Australia (HCA) WA we have … Continued

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